The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 82 62 80
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +18
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 11 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.16% 1.56% 0.69%
As % of the General category 4.60% 4.60% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 5
Average salary £47,500 £38,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% +13.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £33,500 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £38,500 £39,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Back Office
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

General Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
239 239 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 25.18% 33.95% 31.99%
Number of salaries quoted 203 175 227
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £25,244
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Back Office across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Back Office
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Back Office across the South Yorkshire region.

Back Office Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Back Office
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -29 2 £47,500 +23.37%
Back Office
Yorkshire

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Back Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Back Office.

1 11 (84.62%) SQL
1 11 (84.62%) T-SQL
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
1 11 (84.62%) ASP.NET
1 11 (84.62%) Web Services
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) Retail
2 10 (76.92%) Mobile App
2 10 (76.92%) Relational Database
3 9 (69.23%) XML
3 9 (69.23%) XSLT
4 8 (61.54%) MVC
4 8 (61.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 8 (61.54%) .NET Framework
5 7 (53.85%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (53.85%) Data Protection
5 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (53.85%) RESTful
5 7 (53.85%) MVVM
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (15.38%) Data Management
6 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) Process Management

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Back Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Back Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 10 (76.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) Software Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Junior Software Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Junior Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Junior
4 4 (30.77%) Graduate
4 4 (30.77%) Graduate Software Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (15.38%) IT Technical Manager
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Manager
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
1 11 (84.62%) ASP.NET
1 11 (84.62%) Web Services
2 9 (69.23%) XML
2 9 (69.23%) XSLT
3 8 (61.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 8 (61.54%) .NET Framework
4 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (53.85%) RESTful
5 1 (7.69%) CSS
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) WCF
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Mobile App
2 7 (53.85%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) MVC
2 7 (53.85%) Data Protection
2 7 (53.85%) MVVM
3 2 (15.38%) Data Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Process Management
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
1 11 (84.62%) T-SQL
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) VMware